Arsenal FC Transfer News: Gunners’ Chances to Sign Bundesliga Starlet Diminished by Dortmund

  @IBTimesAU_Sport on April 12 2014 10:11 PM
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Arsenal might not be able to sign Nuremberg's Josip Drmic as Arsene Wenger is continually in search for attacking reinforments

Arsenal's chances to sign FC Nuremberg starlet Josip Drmic have diminished because of Borussia Dortmund.

The Bundesliga giants have taken it up a notch to secure the services of the 21-year-old, who is suggested to have a £4million buy-out clause, according to German news agency Bild.

The Switzerland international has started 25 out of his 28 appearances in Germany's top-flight, netting 16 goals and providing 3 assists in his debut season for the Bavaria-based club.

He has already received 5 caps from the Swiss senior squad, recently participating in March in a 2-2 draw against Croatia and

The Gunners are desperately looking for abled reinforcements at the striker's position to lessen the pressure on first-choice Olivier Giroud, while out-of-favour reserves Lukas Podolski and Nicklas Bendtner are expected to look for game time elsewhere this summer, with the latter's contract set to expire in June.

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